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Dussehra: Sonia Gandhi greets nation on Vijayadashami

News Agencies | Updated on: 30 September 2017, 9:58 IST
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The president of the Indian National Congress (INC), Sonia Gandhi, on 30 September greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami.

Conveying her wishes to the country, she said that the occasion reminds us of the triumph of good over evil and thus, makes us optimistic towards a bright future.

She also said that she hopes this year's Vijayadashami brings love, peace, brotherhood, and prosperity for people of the country.

Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra, symbolises unity in India's diversity.

The occasion marks God Rama's victory over the demon king Ravana.

Celebrated at the end of nine-day long Navratri, it also marks goddess Durga's triumph over the invincible Buffalo king Mahishasura. 

-ANI

First published: 30 September 2017, 9:58 IST
 
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